U3A - University of the Third Age
U3A is a national organisation that offers activities organised locally - an opportunity to pursue an interest or learn something new. If you have an interest that is not covered, then the organisation gives you the opportunity to start your own group. A great opportunity to meet people and make new frienda.
U3A Crewkerne - https://u3asites.org.uk/crewkerne/home
U3A Yeovil - https://u3asites.org.uk/yeovil/home
U3A Beaminster (actually Bridport and District - https://u3asites.org.uk/bridport/home
U3A Sherborne - https://u3asites.org.uk/sherborne/home
U3A Dorhester - http://www.dorchesteru3a.org.uk/
Visit the website to learn more:
for information on groups that meet up within 25 miles of Beaminster
Visit he website for information more widely
Meetup.com is useful to discover groups that meet up in your arae. Great for pursuing an interest and making new friends
The Ivy Club
The Ivy Club is based in Maiden Newton. It meets in Maiden Newton Village Hall, and organises one or two coach trips per month. It is open to anyone to join, and the coach picks up in Cattistock, Maiden Newton, and Frampton.
To find out more, call Diane on 01300 321779 or Nadine on 01300 321779
Furnicare - Furniture Reuse Scheme
Based in Yeovil, Furnicare was founded to provide low cost furniture to those most in need in the local community, while preventing unnecessary use of landfill.
Free collection service
for donated furniture and electrical goods in South Somerset and surrounding areas
If you would like to donate an item or are interested in becoming a member, please get in touch
Teephone 01935 433416 - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org - click here
Fernicare is a subsidiary of Somerset Care and Repair Ltd, Charlton Estate, Shepton Mallet, BA4 1PS Reg 28896R Tel 01749 345375 www.somersetcareandrepair.org - click here **This website not available in December 2017 - it is being re-formatted
POPP: Partnership for Older People Programm- https://www.dorsetforyou.gov.uk/popp - click here to visit site
Dorset POPP ... a service that builds resilience for people and their communities
How can a Wayfinder help you?
Dorset POPP and Early Help Wayfinders can find the information or service that can support you to live the life you would like to
Need information about support or activities for any of the following?
Feeling safe and secure - Facing discrimination - Being part of your community - Making a positive contribution - Having choice and control - Staying fit and healthy - Conisidering your housing options
Contact us for FREE , impartial and confidential information
Contact telephone numbers: 01202 946111 or 01305 548111
Email: email@example.com (click here)
Or contact your local Wayfinder: Ellis Ford - 07825 264346
Oil Buying Group - COGS - Chimes Oil Buying Group
COGS is a non profit making group, set up purely for this part of Dorset
It cost £12 per year to join the group and this allows you to order oil as and when required. Oil is ordered by the group roughly every other month, and ordering deadlines appear on the home page of the Corscombe website.
Telephone me (Sally-Jane Emm) on 01297 444347 or Email b y clicking firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more
COGS can generally save around 10p per litre because it is placing bulk orders and becaus eit is a not for profit group
Oil Buying Group - Newslogs
Newslogs can save members on the cost of domestic heating oil as well as Red & White Diesel.
Newslogs is able to save its members money by making a single large quantity oil order to one supplier which is made up from many small member orders. We regulary make orders for 100,000+ litres from our members. This reduces the price per litre for all of our members. Members can expect to save 2 - 5 pence per litre.
Membership is FREE and there is no obligation to purchase.
Join us now for your free weekly newsletter letting you know order dates and current prices of all orders.
Over 4000 members are already saving money! These members include domestic users, farms, schools, doctors, dentists, village halls and even a local beer company.
Click here - https://www.newslogs.co.uk/ - to visit their website
BEAMINSTER AREA SENIORS
A fifty plus forum offering an opportunity to meet regularly, aimed at those aged 50 or over.
Provides social events and opportunities to learn more about how to maintain a healthy and independent lifestyle.
With Mary George. Friday afternoons 2pm to 4pm Skyrm Room, Public Hall
Chair exercises to music - - £2.50 includes raffle and light refreshments.
Third Thursday of the month 2pm to 4pm at St. Mary’s Gardens.
A social gathering with visiting speaker or various demonstrations. £2 includes raffle and refreshments.
Second Friday in March, June, September and December. 11am Beamister Public Hall.
Speakers, music, events and demonstrations.
coffee, tea and lunch. Fee varies.
The Beaminster Seniors runs a couple of coach outings per year
Fortnightly 10am to 11.45 am at Abbeyfield House, Yarn Barton, Beaminster.
‘Music for Memories’ led by Hilary Foggo of Age Concern, Dorchester.
Hilary Foggo 01305-269444.
Mosterton Computer Club
Tuesday mornings 9-45am to 11-45am at The Admiral Hood, Mosterton.
For the over 50’s. Experienced P.C. handlers are available to assist, £1 including coffee.
People from 26 surrounding villages welcome to all these events.\
For more information contact Annemarie Bishop-Spangenberg - - 01308 488058 or Margaret Humphrey 01308 863005.